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Natural Beauty Tips to Get Rid of Dandruff

Updated on November 24, 2017

For many of us dandruff has been or is currently a problem. Dry, itchy scalp has plaqued 97% of the American population at some point in their life. But when you familiarize yourself with some of the amazing natural beauty products Mother Nature has provided, you can tame this problem and even clear it completely.

Dandruff is caused by the dead skin cells on the scalp flaking off excessively. It can be cause by either oily skin, due to the excessive amount of oil speeding up the bodies natural shedding process creating more dead skin, or it can be caused by dry skin. The end result is the same; small white flakes being visible in your hair, and falling onto your clothing. It can be uncomfortable, itchy and embarrassing.

There are many natural beauty treatments and hair care products available to help you treat this embarrassing and frusterating problem. Below are some remedies you can make at home.

Natural Beauty Recipes to do at Home

Dandruff Hair Remedy - Recipe 1

  • 1 cup Chamomile Flowers
  • 1 cup Burdock Root
  • 1 cup Rose petals
  • 2 Quarts Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  1. Chop the Chamomile and Burdock coarsely
  2. Mix in the crushed Rose retails
  3. Place them in an open mouthed airtight glass jar (Mason Jar)
  4. Pour the Apple-Cider Vinegar into the Jar
  5. Tighten the lid
  6. Store jar in a Sunny, Warm location for 2 - 3 weeks
  7. Strain the Apple-Cider Vinegar through a siege
  8. Use the Liquid to massage the hair for 2 - 3 minutes
  9. Wrap with a warm towel and let it soak for about 30 minutes
  10. Rinse thoroughly

*No need to shampoo after rinsed thoroughly

Dandruff Hair Remedy - Recipe 2

  • 2 tbsp. Rosemary Essential Oil
  • 6 tbsp. Cedarwood Essential Oil (Atlas or Virginian)
  • 1 cup Walnut Carrier Oil (can substitute with Jojoba Carrier Oil, or Olive Carrier Oil)
  • A Mild shampoo of your choice (Suggestions - Noodle & Boo's Extra Gentle Shampoo)
  1. Mix the Essential Oils with the Carrier Oil
  2. Massage scalp with mixture for 5 minutes
  3. Let sit for 2 - 4 hours (the longer the better)
  4. Wash hair with lukewarm water and your MILD shampoo
  5. Do a final rinsing with cold water

Dandruff Hair Remedy - Recipe 3

  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 -5 drops Sweet Almond Oil
  1. Mix the two ingredients
  2. Massage into hair
  3. Let sit for 30 minutes
  4. Rinse thoroughly with cold water

*You may use a MILD shampoo afterwards if you wish

Dandruff Hair Remedy - Recipe 4

  • 2 cups Water
  • 4 tbsps. Dried Thyme Leaves
  1. Boil Water and Thyme Leavesfor 15 minutes over medium heat
  2. Strain and let cool
  3. Wash and dry hair with a MILD shampoo
  4. Massage mixture onto hair
  5. Let sit for 1 hour
  6. Repeat once a week

Dandruff Hair Remedy - Recipe 5

  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tbsps. Apple-Cider Vinegar
  1. Mix the Egg Yolks and 1/2 cup of Water together
  2. Mixx Apple Cider Vinegar and 1/2 cup Water together
  3. Massage Egg Yolks and Water mixture onto hair for 5 minutes
  4. Rinse well
  5. Massage Apple-Cider Vinegar and Water mixture onto hair and let sit for 15 minutes
  6. Rinse Well

Best Natural Hair Care Ingredients

In addition to these home remedies you can always try out some of the below products for your natural beauty and soapmaking needs.

Essential Oils

  • Cedarwood (Atlas) Essential Oil
  • Cedarwood (Virginian) Essential Oil
  • Caraway Essential Oil
  • Lavender Essential Oil
  • Balsam of Peru Essential Oil
  • Patchouli Essential Oil
  • Oregano Essential Oil
  • Juniper Essential Oil

Carrier Oils

If you are looking for more natural beauty and hair care products, such as Shampoo's and Conditioners, below is a list of recommended products for treating and preventing dandruff

Extra Gentle Shampoo - By: Noodle & Boo

Conditioning Hair Polish - By: Noodle & Boo

John Masters Zinc & Sage Shampoo with Conditioner - By: Beautorium

Suki Hair & Scalp Conditioning Oil - By: Beautorium

Phyto Phytopaisant + Intelligent Shampoo - By: Apothica

Alterna Ten Shampoo - By: Apothica


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